Holiday cheer and fundraising success at McDonald County Elementary
ANDERSON, Mo. — An elementary school fundraises for an important project while keeping the holiday theme in mind. The McDonald County Elementary School’s Mistletoe Market was held, today (Saturday). For $5, kids could take their picture with Santa and make their own Christmas ornaments. The event also had...
Free toys to be given away in McDonald Co.
PINEVILLE, Mo. — Christmas has come early — and by the truck load, as a nonprofit from Arkansas ensures kids in McDonald County receive toys this holiday season. “We knew the Noel Tyson plant shut down and it’s been affecting people,” said President and Co-Founder James Abbey of the Hand2Hand Foundation. “We want to get toys out and put some smiles on children’s faces.”
Pineville Woman Dies In McDonald County Crash
(KTTS News) — A woman from Pineville died Tuesday after a crash in McDonald County. The Highway Patrol says 38-year-old Laci Daniels died when her car crossed the center line on Highway 90 seven miles east of Pineville and hit a pickup. The driver of the pickup suffered serious...
Web City Middle School Ranked Among Top in Missouri, McDonald County High School Introduces New STEM Class
Discover why a Web City school ranks among Missouri's top 50, according to a new national study. Learn about McDonald County High School's unique approach to STEM education. Plus, stay tuned for the winter forecast. All this and more on KOAM News at 6.
McDonald County Girls Basketball Off to Best Start in Years
ANDERSON, MO – Lead by head coach Sean Crane, McDonald County Lady Mustangs basketball is off to their best start in years. Crane’s squad is now 5-1 with a major win at Webb City on Tuesday night. Crane said his group is resilient and spoke highly of how the girls respond when they are challenged. […]
McDonald County students dive into crayfish study
ANDERSON, Mo. — McDonald County High School students spend the morning cray fishing on the Elk River. This is not the usual way junior Outdoor Science students at McDonald County High School spend their Wednesday mornings. School officials say they ought to get used to it, as students are...
McDonald County High School Launches Outdoor Learning Class Focused on Ecosystem Research
Discover how McDonald County High School is revolutionizing STEM education with an outdoor learning class. Students swap classrooms for canoes, studying invasive species in local rivers and capturing the minds of future researchers. This hands-on approach is redefining what a STEM class can be.
Joplin City Council Announces New Member, Web City Middle School Receives National Recognition, and McDonald County High School Students Conduct Crayfish Study
Catch up on the latest news at 5:00 p.m. Discover the newest member of Joplin city council, learn about Web City Middle School's national recognition, and explore a unique crayfish study by McDonald County High School students. Plus, get a quick weather update.
Investigation Underway for Gun Store Burglary in McDonald County, Missouri
Authorities are seeking assistance in investigating a gun store burglary in McDonald County, Missouri. Several pistols and AR-style rifles were stolen, with one suspect attempting to sell the firearms at a local convenience store. One sold gun has been confirmed as stolen from the shop.
Hillcrest gets first win of the season
SPRINGFIELD, Mo–Boys high school basketball Tuesday night, Hillcrest looking for its first win of the season against McDonald County. And Hillcrest running the floor early, this is A.K. Staten Ballance with the dunk, we’re tied early. Later the inbounds to Ethan Weaver with the hoop and the foul, we’re tied at four. McDonald County moving […]
Denali told to case land applications in MO
On Nov. 29 the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) notified Denali Water Solutions LLC (Denali) via letter that it was withdrawing the “enforcement discretion” issued to Denali in a June 30 letter “in response to an abrupt change in fertilizer licensing by the Missouri Fertilizer Control Board.”
Missouri woman dies after near head-on crash
MCDONALD COUNTY —One person died in an accident just after 2p.m. Tuesday in McDonald County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2009 Nissan Altima driven by Laci D. Daniels, 38, Pineville, was westbound on Highway 90 seven miles east of Pineville. The car crossed the center of th...
Revolutionizing Anatomy Education: Crowder College’s Anatomage Table
JANE, Mo. — Medical students at Crowder College’s campus in Jane now can virtually dissect human cadavers in the classroom. “It really revolutionizes the way that students can view anatomy and learn about the different aspects, parts, and functions of the human body,” said Trevor Melvin, Crowder College McDonald County Life Science Instructor.
Crowder College Showcases new Anatomage Table
Jane, MO – Crowder College Life Science instructor Trevor Melvin held a special demonstration and short lesson on the new Anatomage table for McDonald County High School instructors and administrators on the campus in Jane this morning. The Anatomage tables are considered a state-of-the-art training tool allowing students to...
Judge John LePage announces candidacy for 40th Judicial Circuit Court seat
NEOSHO, Mo. — A long-time local associate circuit judge is seeking a circuit court seat in next year’s primary election. Judge John LePage has announced his intent to run for the Division One, 40th Judicial Circuit Court seat in the August 2024 Election. It serves Newton and McDonald counties.
McDonald County Takes Third Place in CJ Classic
CARL JUNCTION, MO – The McDonald County Mustangs got off to a fast start in their third place matchup against Neosho. Leading by over 25 in the third quarter, the Annie Clarkson found Carlie Martin who cemented the 26 point lead for the Mustangs. While Neosho did put up a fight in the fourth quarter, […]
McDonald County falls to Springdale and will play Neosho in the third-place game of the CJ Classic
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Wednesday night was day three of the CJ Classic was the last day of pool play for teams to see what placement game they will be playing for whether it’s the championship game, third-place game or fifth-place game. The first game of the day was between the McDonald County Lady Mustangs […]